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November 25, 1977

lA colt foal by Town Crier and a half-brother to dual Classic heroine Dunfermline tops the day at Newmarket sales. He sets a record for a foal of 38,000gns and is bought by agent Michael Motion for export to Australia.

lPromising chaser Checkov (George Fairbairn/Michael Dickinson) breaks a leg when he falls in the novice event at Teesside won by King Weasel (Peter Easterby/ Ron Barry).

November 25, 1992

lThere is a worry about the wellbeing of Desert Orchid, who has an operation for a twisted gut and severe colic at the equine hospital at Newmarket. The official line gives him "a fair chance of survival".

lRobert Stronge is to hang up his boots in December and take out a permit. The best of his 150-odd winners have been Salkwan (Peter Bevan) in Aintree's Glenlivet Hurdle and Acarine (Peter Harris) in the Norwegian Grand National.
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Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Nov 25, 2002
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